Farmers for Action

Farmers For Action calls for trailer licences to be scrapped in NI

Farmers For Action calls for trailer licences to be scrapped in NI

Rural lobby group Farmers For Action has written to Northern Ireland’s Infrastructure Minister calling for a decision made in Westminster...

September 20, 2021

A Stormont crash would not affect the passage of NI Farm Welfare Bill

A Stormont crash would not affect the passage of NI Farm Welfare Bill

Farmers For Action’s, William Taylor, has confirmed that any premature winding-up of the Stormont Executive will not impede the progress...

September 16, 2021

FFA discusses cost of production based pricing with Sir Peter Kendall

FFA discusses cost of production based pricing with Sir Peter Kendall

Proposals for legislation to establish cost-of-production linked pricing for farm produce have fallen flat with the author of an independent...

July 12, 2021

NI Climate Change Bill: Farmers For Action to back net-zero legislation

NI Climate Change Bill: Farmers For Action to back net-zero legislation

Rural lobby group Farmers For Action (FFA) has become one of the first farming groups to publicly support the private...

May 5, 2021

Business plan completed for NI’s new bovine TB strategy

Business plan completed for NI’s new bovine TB strategy

Department officials have now completed work on the business case for Northern Ireland’s new bovine TB (bTB) strategy, with plans...

April 21, 2021

NI Farm Groups’ Farm Welfare Bill to come before Stormont Agriculture Committee

NI Farm Groups’ Farm Welfare Bill to come before Stormont Agriculture Committee

A bill lobbying to support high-welfare farming systems with fair prices is set to be discussed by members of Stormont’s...

January 15, 2021

UK fined more than €3.5 million for failure to make progress eradicating TB

UK fined more than €3.5 million for failure to make progress eradicating TB

The European Commission has fined the UK at least €3.5 million over the last two years for a lack of progress...

September 17, 2020

New farm groups alliance to host Northern Ireland beef crisis meeting

New farm groups alliance to host Northern Ireland beef crisis meeting

A new producer group alliance has come together under the name NI Farm Groups to host a ‘beef crisis meeting’...

September 28, 2019

Call for NI farmers to ‘stand firm’ against abattoirs on beef prices

Call for NI farmers to ‘stand firm’ against abattoirs on beef prices

Farmers in Northern Ireland have been urged to “stand firm” against abattoirs, north and south of the border, that attempt...

July 5, 2017

Farm groups in the North respond to TB report which calls for badger cull

Farm groups in the North respond to TB report which calls for badger cull

The final report from the TB Strategic Partnership Group (TBSPG) in Northern Ireland will drive a new debate on how...

December 17, 2016

UK farmers to march on London tomorrow in protest over low prices

UK farmers to march on London tomorrow in protest over low prices

Over 1,000 UK farmers prepare to march on London tomorrow to highlight the challenges they face due to low prices....

March 22, 2016

Northern farmers plan major protest outside EU Belfast offices

Northern farmers plan major protest outside EU Belfast offices

The Farmers For Action (FFA) group in Northern Ireland is holding a major protest outside the EU Offices on the Dublin Road...

August 23, 2015

Video: Cows take over supermarket aisle as farmers protest over milk price

Video: Cows take over supermarket aisle as farmers protest over milk price

Farmers for Action in the UK took action over the price of milk in an Asda supermarket by marching in...

August 10, 2015

Northern farmers call on Minister to provide long-term template for industry

Northern farmers call on Minister to provide long-term template for industry

Northern Ireland farmers have written to the Northern Minister for Agriculture looking for the Agri Food Strategy Board (AFSB) to...

December 23, 2014